Provide a reliable entry point for inserting third party components

Bug #1452416 reported by Stuart Langridge on 2015-05-06
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Affects Status Importance Assigned to Milestone
qtcreator-plugin-ubuntu (Ubuntu)
Medium
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Bug Description

UCS (and other third party component archives) needs a way to download the source code of a component and add it to the current project's build system. This suggests that the qmake build templates for Ubuntu SDK projects need some sort of a "hook" or identifiable entry point so that ucs knows where to add new components to.

ProblemType: Bug
DistroRelease: Ubuntu 14.04
Package: ubuntu-sdk 1.126.1
ProcVersionSignature: Ubuntu 3.13.0-49.81-generic 3.13.11-ckt17
Uname: Linux 3.13.0-49-generic x86_64
ApportVersion: 2.14.1-0ubuntu3.10
Architecture: amd64
CurrentDesktop: Unity
Date: Wed May 6 20:01:57 2015
InstallationDate: Installed on 2014-04-07 (394 days ago)
InstallationMedia: Ubuntu 13.10 "Saucy Salamander" - Release amd64 (20131016.1)
SourcePackage: ubuntu-touch-meta
UpgradeStatus: Upgraded to trusty on 2014-04-25 (376 days ago)

Stuart Langridge (sil) wrote :
affects: ubuntu-touch-meta (Ubuntu) → ubuntu-ui-toolkit (Ubuntu)
affects: ubuntu-ui-toolkit (Ubuntu) → qtcreator-plugin-ubuntu (Ubuntu)
Changed in qtcreator-plugin-ubuntu (Ubuntu):
status: New → Confirmed
importance: Undecided → High

Is there still work going on with the UCS?

Changed in qtcreator-plugin-ubuntu (Ubuntu):
importance: High → Medium
Stuart Langridge (sil) wrote :

After discussion at UOS in early 2015, it was decided that the best way to handle components would be to have them built from source when required rather than stored as binary, and that the SDK team were the best people to build and handle that, so further work on components is blocked until the SDK team have time to deliver that.

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